Release Date: 8/26/16
Running Time: 84 mins.
Studio(s): IM Global, State Street Pictures
Director: Richard Tanne
Parker Sawyers as Barack Obama
Tika Sumpter as Michelle Robinson
Vanessa Bell Calloway as Marian Robinson
Phillip Edward Van Lear as Fraser C. Robinson
Deanna Reed-Foster as Bernadette
Jerod Haynes as Tommy
Gabrielle Lott-Rogers as Rafiqa
Tom McEloryn as Avery Goodman
Taylar Fondren as Janice
Donn Carl Harper as Curtis
Preston Tate, Jr. as Kyle
Story: Set in 1989, Harvard Law School student Barack Obama, while working as a summer associate at a Chicago law firm, tries to win the heart of Michelle Robinson, a young lawyer and his supervisor at the firm. Filling time before a community meeting, they visit an Ernie Barnes exhibit at a local art center, attend a community organizing meeting where Obama gives a speech, view a screening of Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing, and have their first kiss outside an ice cream parlor in what winds up being their first date. Source(s): The Chicago Tribune: The Wrap.